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Ride This Way: Should You Consider a Bike Share Program?

Bike share programs are popping up across the country and for good reason: They’re convenient, affordable, good for you, and beneficial for the environment.

What exactly is bike sharing? It’s a transportation program in which you can pick up a bicycle at a designated bike station, ride to your destination, and return it to another bike station nearby. They’re designed for short point-to-point rides, such as from your home to your office.

Even if you have a two-wheeler collecting dust at home, if you live in an area with a bike share program (they’re expanding rapidly) and frequently take trips that are within riding distance, a bike share program could be a smart choice. You can significantly slash your fuel costs and carbon dioxide emissions by biking more and driving less.



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